Check here to confirm dates for when your child’s grade will return to school

Picture: Jacques Nelles

This guide includes dates for schools catering to children with learning disabilities.

If you’re a parent who is finding it a challenge to keep up with what the actual dates of the opening of schools in SA are, here’s a breakdown of when different grades are supposed to be at school. This is according to the government regulations published un the government gazette on May 29.

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Grade 7 and 12

Back to school date: June 8

The government gazette states that they were to go back on June 1. But as you would know this has now been shifted to June 8

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Grade R, 3, 6,10 and 11  (Plus early childhood development centres)

Back to school date: 6th July

This includes:

  • School of Skills: Years 2 and 3
  • Schools for Learners with Severe Intellectual Disabilities ( “SID “)
  • Grades R, 1, 2, 3 and 6;
  • Special Care Centres for Learners with Severe and Profound intellectual Disabilities ( “LSPID “): Years 1 -3

Grades 4, 5, 8 and 9

Back to school date: August 3

This date includes:

  • School of Skills: Year 1
  • Schools for Learners with Severe Intellectual Disabilities ( “SID “): Grades 4 and 5

This is the latest update and will be updated should dates change again

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